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2645824 - Withholding Tax code determination- india


Withholding tax details are not populating under Withholding tax details tab in the supplier invoice document


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Supplier Invoicing work center
  2. Go to Invoices and Credit Memos view
  3. Select the relevant Supplier Invoice
  4. Select Edit & navigate to Items tab
  5. Select sub tab Taxes and then Withholding Tax Details
  6. No Withholding Tax details are calculated


Withholding tax requires either tax number type of the 7 - Permanent Account Number or 5 - Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number to be maintained at tax authority level. Since no tax number have been maintained for tax number type 5 or 7 the withholding tax is not calculated


You have to add the tax number types 7 - Permanent Account Number or 5 - Tax Deduction and Collection Account Number in the Tax Authority of the company and system will calculate the withholding taxes. To do so;

  1. Go to the Tax Management work center
  2. Go to the Tax Authority view and select the Company Tax Arrangements
  3. Select the relevant Company and Edit
  4. Navigate to Company Tax Arrangements tab and select sub tab Tax Numbers
  5. Select Add Row & add Tax Number Type with 5 or 7

See Also

 KBA:1817674 - Withholding Tax not Calculated Automatically


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